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Hours of Operation

Victoria Day (May 22)

10 am to 5 pm

Winter Hours (Until May 18)

Tuesday to Friday
10 am to 4 pm

Saturdays and Sundays
11 am to 5 pm

Mondays
Closed

Summer Hours  (Starts May 19)

Monday to Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
10 am to 5 pm

Friday (Except for Friday, July 7)

10 am - 9 pm

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Group Programs

GROUP TOURS & PROGRAMS

Start Your Adventure at the Manitoba Museum

2016/17 | PROGRAMS & WORKSHOPS

Every visit to the Museum, Science Gallery, and Planetarium is a new adventure sure to spark the imagination in visitors of all ages.

Offering a variety of tours for your groups, we invite you to choose from our self guided or guided visit to the Museum Galleries, an interactive experience in the Science Gallery or discover astronomy in the Planetarium.

If northern Manitoba is your destination, we have a collection of programs and behind the scenes tours geared for your group. These programs look at both the human and natural history of the region.

The Manitoba Museum’s group programs are geared to travel planners, receptive and tour operators, providing educational and customized programs to suit your needs. Programs are also available for Student/Youth groups travelling to Canada.

Book your group today!
To register, contact programs@manitobamuseum.ca
or call 204-988-0626.

For Manitoba School Group Programs, click here.

Add our programs to your itinerary!
Contact our Sales Department at rentals@manitobamuseum.ca
or call 204-988-0665.

2016/17 Manitoba Museum Group Tour -
Program Descriptions and Rates

 

12WELCOME TO MANITOBA RECEPTION & TOUR

Your polar bear adventure starts in Winnipeg at the Manitoba Museum. Sip on cocktails and enjoy savory appetizers with a private reception in the Museum Galleries. Get to know your travel companions.

 

polar bearNORTHERN EXPOSURE

Discover the north. Delve into the Inuit culture, experience the aurora borealis, and go behind the scenes with the curator in the Hudson’s Bay Company Museum Collection to explore Inuit art objects rarely seen by the public.

 

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EXPLORE THE NORTH

Geared to groups travelling north, this program provides the opportunity for participants to gain photography tips on how to best capture this incredible natural light show and landscape.

 

 

 

 

 

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EXPLORE THE AURORA

For many, just viewing the northern lights is a life-long dream. To capture them with a camera is both a thrilling and awe inspiring experience. This program provides the opportunity for participants to gain photography tips on how to best capture this unique light show, while discovering the science behind the aurora.

 

 

 

 

inuit artINUIT PEOPLE OF THE NORTH WITH LAPIDARY WORKSHOP

Gain an appreciation and skill of an Inuit artisan. Learn the importance of expressions of culture and identity while creating, shaping and polishing your own soapstone pendant to take home.

 

wildflower_chruchillFLORA & FAUNA OF THE NORTH

The flora and fauna of any given region are usually explained in biological terms to include the genus and species of plant and animal life, their preferred growing or breeding habits, and their connection to one another in the environment.

 

Amelia bts hbcBEHIND THE SCENES OF THE GREAT CANADIAN FUR TRADE

Begin your Great Canadian Fur Trade adventure on the waterfront of 17th century England here you will travel back in time to Deptford England, and experience the life of a sailor bound for the New World.

 

5ACOMPANY OF ADVENTURERS

Tour the Hudson’s Bay Company Gallery to gain an appreciation of how the large themes of fur trade history were experienced by the people involved in the trade.

 

icebergsWATER & ICE – SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES

Sit back in the Planetarium and travel to the Arctic and Antarctic regions of our planet with the presentation Ice Worlds. Examine Antarctic ecosystems and learn how their survival is connected with our own. As lake stewards using a computer simulation of the Lake  Winnipeg Watershed, you decide what problems to solve and  see how your decisions affect the health of the lake, the economic and social impact.

 

07 - Arctic-Sub-ArcticA VIEW TO THE ARCTIC

Take part in a full day program and immerse yourself in an ecological and environmental journey of discovery at the Manitoba Museum and Journey to Churchill.

Full A View to the Arctic program description and rates.

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